Police Officer Thomas J. Wixted

Police Officer Thomas J. Wixted

Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Sunday, March 15, 1942

Thomas J. Wixted

Officer Wixted was struck and killed by a drunk driver while directing traffic near the Philadelphia Convention Hall following a basketball game. Officer Wixted was taken to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries early the following morning.

Officer Wixted was survived by his wife.


  • Age 41
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Incident Date Saturday, March 14, 1942
  • Weapon Automobile; Alcohol involved
  • Offender Not available

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A Hero in Heaven, always remembered and never forgotten.

Kim Weigand Mom of Sgt. Mike Weigand

March 15, 2015

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